New Research Articles from Professor John Newcombe!

Posted: | June 30, 2024

Unpublished Research Articles from Professor John Newcombe, BVetMed, MRCVS We were delighted – honoured to be asked – to present some previously unpublished and summarized research articles from Professor John Newcombe. The author is a world-renowned expert in the field of equine reproduction, with a list of peer-reviewed published works well in excess of a hundred. In association… Read More »

CEM Identified in Florida

Posted: | May 29, 2024

CEM Identified in Florida “A mare in Florida (FL) has been confirmed culture positive by the USDA APHIS National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) for Taylorella equigenitalis, the bacterium that causes contagious equine metritis (CEM). The affected mare, the breeding stallion, and one other mare are under quarantine. A comprehensive epidemiological investigation is being conducted including traceback and history… Read More »

ISER XIII Snippets

Posted: | November 4, 2023

ISER XIII Presentation Summaries Following the attendance of our lead lecturer to the 13th International Symposium on Equine Reproduction, we are pleased to be able to provide ISER XIII presentation summaries of some of the presentations which have immediate clinical relevance. At, LLC we have long been proponents of getting the research data into the hands (and… Read More »

EVA Outbreak in Canada

Posted: | September 22, 2023

Canadian Equine Viral Arteritis! There has been an EVA outbreak in Canada reported in Prince Edward Island. Equine Viral Arteritis is predominantly a respiratory disease, which has reproductive implications. Symptoms vary dramatically from none (“asymptomatic”) to a wide variety which may present as any combination of the following: elevated temperature, depression, loss of appetite. Affected animals may also… Read More »

Scheduled Mare Short Course

Posted: | August 11, 2023

Time to Share the Wealth!! With our lead lecturer Jos attending the International Symposium on Equine Reproduction, we knew he’d come back with all sorts of new information. What we didn’t anticipate was quite the degree of enthusiasm he would have to share that information!! We’ve all got fed up listening to him and have scheduled a mare… Read More »

United Kingdom Artervac Delay

Posted: | August 3, 2023

United Kingdom: Equip Artervac (vaccine) Supply – Further Delay On 10th July 2023 Zoetis updated EIDS that the anticipated resupply of a new batch of Equip Artervac equine arteritis virus (EAV) vaccine, which had been due by the end of September 2023, had regrettably been delayed until December 2023. Stallion owners and their veterinary surgeons should be reminded… Read More »


Posted: | July 19, 2023

ISER XIII Declared a Success! To say that ISER XIII was declared a success is perhaps an understatement! The quadrennial meeting of leading equine reproductive veterinarians, researchers and animal scientists took place July 10-14, 2023 in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil – admittedly delayed by a year due to COVID – and saw almost 400 participants arriving from all… Read More »

Our Lead Lecturer to Attend ISER

Posted: | July 1, 2023

We are pleased to announce that our lead lecturer, Jos Mottershead, has been invited to, and will attend, the International Symposium on Equine Reproduction – ISER – as a delegate. This symposium is held every 4 years (although this meeting was delayed by COVID) in different locations around the world. It is an invitation-only meeting of world leaders… Read More »

Words To Lose!

Posted: | April 15, 2023

When lecturing on equine reproduction our lead lecturer Jos Mottershead often comments that there are several words to lose in order to avoid confusion and – plainly – being incorrect. The words he always cites are “never” and “always”, because the moment that one uses those words, invariably someone in the audience comes up with a situation which… Read More »

PolSKI a Success!

Posted: | February 8, 2023

The first annual PolSKI equine reproduction CPD course, held recently in Szczyrk, Poland was considered a success by all attendees. With a well-rounded collection of equine reproduction “notables” as speakers on a variety of cutting-edge topics and research, the lectures were offset by a healthy level of relaxation in the form of daily skiing and other extra-curricular activities… Read More »